This Month’s Focus: Excipients & Formulation
Calcium bioavailability: A comparative study of different calcium sources
In this article, researchers review the findings of a study on the bioavailability of different calcium salts.
The expanding role of effervescent technology
This article explains the benefits and applications of effervescent technology in solid dosage forms.
Back Page: IPEC-Americas celebrates 30 years
The International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council of the Americas (IPEC-Americas) was formed 30 years ago in response to the need for improved harmonization of standards for excipients.
Lactose-free coprocessed excipients for direct-compression tableting
This article describes a new lactose-free coprocessed excipient designed for direct compression of sustained-release tablets and compares its functional performance to a physical admixture of the same components.
Tableting with poorly compactible formulations
This article discusses factors that contribute to a formulation’s compactibility and ways to mitigate compactibility issues in a tableting process.
CMO finds reliable blender and sifter combinations for nutraceutical powder and tablet production
In the nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, product reliability and precision are key, as products must comply with strict quality and content uniformity standards.
Spotlight on Nutraceuticals: Primed for success: Creating smarter probiotic supplements to inspire modern consumers
This article discusses the latest consumer trends and clinical research in the field of microbiome science and examines the implications and opportunities it brings for supplement manufacturers.
Excipient World: A preview
Excipient World, the leading education, networking, and sourcing resource for the global excipient market, will be held September 27-29 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. The conference is the only US event focused exclusively on excipients and their vital role in the development, formulation, quality, compliance, and availability of drugs and consumer healthcare products.
Pack Expo Las Vegas: A preview
Pack Expo Las Vegas will be held September 27-29 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has organized the event and will host more than 1,350 exhibitors focusing on new technology in the processing and packaging industries.
CPhI North America: A preview
CPhI North America, a pharmaceutical trade show and conference, will be a hybrid event this year and will take place online from July 26-August 6 and in person from August 10-12, with the in-person event occurring at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Tablet tooling maintenance
Feed frame optimization for multi-unit pellet system tablets
Capsule-based dry powder inhaler design
Jan/Feb: Capsule Filling
March/April: Outsourcing & Packaging
May/June: Coating & Continuous Manufacturing
June: Solid Dosage Sourcebook
July/August: Excipients & Formulation
October: Quality, Validation & Regulatory Compliance
November: Annual Buyer’s Guide
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2. Multi-layer Tableting
2. Particle Size: Reduction, Separation, & Analysis
2. Mixers & Blenders
2. Powder Transfer & Containment
2. Tablet & Capsule Identification